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Subtract 6/15 from 50/4

1st number: 12 2/4, 2nd number: 6/15

50/4 - 6/15 is 121/10.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    50/4 = 50 × 15/4 × 15 = 750/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    6/15 = 6 × 4/15 × 4 = 24/60
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    750/60 - 24/60 = 750 - 24/60 = 726/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 121/10
  6. In mixed form: 121/10

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